Become a holistic primary care provider through a transformative experience that focuses on all-encompassing patient care, advanced clinical expertise, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and professional growth.

Deliver Quality Health Care as a Family Nurse Practitioner

The online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is uniquely designed for BSN-prepared nurses. Develop clinical skills with an emphasis on quality, accuracy and the patient experience. Expand your problem-solving and investigative capabilities using a range of resources. Gain an understanding of advanced practice nursing and grow as a leader. Strengthen your approach to a compassionate, multifaceted nursing practice that treats the whole patient.

Support the Entire Patient Experience

As a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner student, you will:

  • Go beyond treating illness to understanding the range of factors that can impact health and wellbeing
  • Deepen your knowledge of advanced topics such as pharmacology, pathophysiology, patient assessments, treatment methods and applied research to develop essential competencies
  • Discover a range of resources for assessment, analysis and diagnosis
  • Understand advanced practice nursing from multiple perspectives
  • Build the professional, interpersonal and leadership skills needed for success

Online MSN-FNP Fast Facts

  • Didactic coursework delivered fully online
  • 13-week courses, 3 intakes per year (spring, summer, fall)
  • 14 total courses, 45 credit hours
  • 3 robust direct patient care experiences
  • Finish in 2 years full-time, up to 4 years part-time
  • Competitive tuition rates

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • 3.0 minimum GPA (Students with 2.8 or higher may be considered for admittance on a provisional basis)
  • Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license 

To view full requirements, tuition and financial aid information, access your free program guide.

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*The master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Texas Woman's University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (